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The Sherman Village Board has unanimously okayed the city's proposal to create a special business development district that will have an additional sales tax attached to it.
University of Illinois officials want to add $3 million more to the Natural History Building's renovation budget because of problems found during interior demolition.
The latest volley to try to save the Illinois State Museum from closure came from a third-grader from Pekin.
A former University of Illinois graduate student is suing the school's board of trustees and others.
A southern Illinois judge closed the start of a pretrial hearing for convicted murder Drew Peterson.
The state climatologist says most of August was relatively cool and dry across Illinois.
Illinois Department of Public Health officials have confirmed two deaths from West Nile virus this year.
Lawmakers are proposing a change to the qualifications for state child care assistance, while at the same time eliminating cuts to that program.
Survey of ag lenders unveiled at Farm Progress Show
A project that's been delayed for years may end up going forward, thanks in part to the city's new Economic Development Commission.
The Service Employees International Union used the State Capitol Rotunda to hold a class they say Governor Bruce Rauner is trying to cut.
Survey released at Decatur's Farm Progress Show.
Seven people have died from Legionnaires' disease at a veterans' home in Quincy.
Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is underway after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.
A federal judge has cited Illinois' efforts in recent days to make court-ordered payments to social-service providers in deciding not to hold the state in contempt.
St. Clair County may sue the state of Illinois to try to get millions in state funding that's not being distributed because of the budget impasse.
Mother Nature has the last word, says the USDA's crop statistician in Illinois.
The Rauner administration says it has reached tentative or final agreements on new labor contracts with several Teamsters Union units
Calls Rauner's veto "thoughtless"
Illinois #3 in nation; Sangamon County is one of the offenders